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    Obamacare was pushed into law with the hope that the more Americans learned about it, the more they would like it. That has not happened. Americans remain strongly opposed to the health law and its expansion of the role of government in their lives. The more they learn about the law, the less they like it and the more they search for an alternative, like Heritage’s Saving the American Dream proposal, that empowers patients, reduces costs, and ensures access.

    CVS Tobacco Decision Shows Businesses' Freedom to Choose How to Run Their Business

    Would a company voluntarily give up $2 billion a year in sales? Apparently so, if its leadership decides it’s the right thing to do. That’s how much CVS stands to lose from its decision to stop selling tobacco products. “We really thought about this decision as it relates to the … More

    CBO Report: Millions Will Lose Employment-Based Health Insurance

    The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) has released its annual Budget and Economic Outlook. Here are some of the most important health care numbers to know from today’s report: Millions more projected to lose their coverage. As the CBO writes, “CBO and JCT project that, as a result of the ACA, … More

    Explosive Report: How Obamacare Will Drive People Out of the Workforce

    Obamacare moves people further away from jobs and shifts their health care costs to taxpayers. Good news or bad? The White House took up defensive measures yesterday after the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office released a new estimate: Obamacare will cause the equivalent of 2.3 million people to stop working. “Double … More

    White House: ‘Small Percentage’ Appealed HealthCare.gov Errors

    The more than 20,000 Americans who want to appeal costly Obamacare errors make up “a very small percentage” of millions of enrollees, the White House says, but the Obama Administration nevertheless will “get them help.” The responsible agency is “working to implement fully an automated appeals system,” White House Press … More

    You Won't Believe How Many Working Hours Obamacare Is Killing

    Today, the Congressional Budget Office updated an estimate on the reductions of employment due to Obamacare.  Previously, the CBO had projected that Obamacare would lead to a reduction of around 800,000 full time equivalent jobs.  Unsurprisingly, the estimate has been nearly tripled, amounting to a 2.3 million reduction in employment. … More

    Would Singing Animals Get You to Sign Up for Obamacare?

    Obamacare advocates have turned to dogs, cats, birds, hamsters—and yes, even a turtle. The new Enroll America ad campaign that starts today relies on pets singing their love for you. >>> Check Out: Watch the Moment Small Business Employees Discover They Can’t Afford Obamacare “The thing about animals is that … More

    "I Don't Know How President Obama Thinks That He's Helping Us"

    On Super Bowl Sunday, Bill O’Reilly asked President Obama what many Americans are probably wondering. “Was it the biggest mistake of your presidency to tell the nation over and over, ‘If you like your insurance, you can keep your insurance’?” >>> Check Out: How Some Senate Farm Bill Provisions Help … More

    Obamacare Enrollees Stuck with HealthCare.gov Errors

    Thousands of Americans who have asked the federal government to fix errors on their Obamacare applications aren’t likely to get solutions anytime soon, according to internal government data obtained by The Washington Post. Some 22,000 Americans have filed appeals over errors made while applying for health coverage on HealthCare.gov, the … More

    Obamacare Is Already Reducing Employment

    Employers are responding to the uncertainty of the Obamacare rollout by slashing hours and limiting their new hires. Although the Obamacare employer mandate will not take effect until next year, employee health insurance premiums have already skyrocketed. And surveys report that many business owners are making changes based on Obamacare … More

    Watch the Moment Small Business Employees Discover They Can’t Afford Obamacare

    A recent WTAE-PA news segment captured the shock and despair of several Simonetta’s Collision Repair Center employees who had just been told the cost of their health insurance would drastically increase under Obamacare. Gary Simonetta, owner of the Pennsylvania small business, called his employees into a meeting during which they … More